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# farming - This week 27th November 2022 - 1st December 2022

‘Unacceptable cultural barriers’ preventing women taking over family farms
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‘Unacceptable cultural barriers’ preventing women taking over family farms

Tue 4:25 PM 13,638 Views 14 Comments

Charlie McConalogue pledged to do ‘everything we can’ to bring in policy changes.

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Cabinet to sign off on new Common Agicultural Policy worth close to €10 billion for farmers
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Cabinet to sign off on new Common Agicultural Policy worth close to €10 billion for farmers

Oct 4th 2022, 10:00 AM 7,237 Views 5 Comments

For the first time, there will be specific measures to support female farmers.

Citizens’ assembly on agriculture the wrong model, says farming group
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Citizens’ assembly on agriculture the wrong model, says farming group

Aug 6th 2022, 12:27 PM 11,209 Views 19 Comments

The Labour Party has proposed a citizens’ assembly be held on the future of agriculture and food production.

Deaths of at least 80 cows in last decade linked to spreading of poultry manure
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Deaths of at least 80 cows in last decade linked to spreading of poultry manure

Jul 8th 2022, 12:05 AM 14,206 Views 10 Comments
  • 16 farms inspected in last decade over concerns with poor spreading of poultry litter, Noteworthy reveals
  • In the most impactful case, 19 dairy cows died across two farms from botulism linked to litter spreading
  • Difficult for authorities to identify farms of origin of the litter for inspection or further action
'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming
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'Canary in the coal mine': Protected nature areas under pressure from poultry farming

Jul 7th 2022, 6:30 AM 9,374 Views 5 Comments

Cross-border investigation reveals serious environmental and air quality concerns from ammonia produced by the rapidly expanding poultry industry on the island of Ireland.

'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North
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'Potential fraud' in poultry farm planning applications investigated in the North

Jul 6th 2022, 12:05 AM 16,563 Views 15 Comments
  • Falsified or altered Teagasc letters used in 23 poultry farm planning cases in the North, Noteworthy reveals
  • Both national and local authorities in the North are currently investigating the issue
  • Several cases of dumping of poultry litter discovered in Northern Ireland since 2015
Suspected false documents and illegal dumping: the murky world of poultry manure
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Suspected false documents and illegal dumping: the murky world of poultry manure

Jul 6th 2022, 12:01 AM 13,918 Views 7 Comments

Noteworthy reveals serious concerns over authenticity of files used in some poultry farm planning cases in the North and where the manure is going.

'The conflict takes two forms': How worsening droughts are fuelling tensions in Kenya
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'The conflict takes two forms': How worsening droughts are fuelling tensions in Kenya

Jul 4th 2022, 9:02 PM 7,826 Views 2 Comments

In times of drought, farmers move their animals to look for water and pasture. This can create a rift with crop farmers.

Over the Hill: Persistent overgrazing causing 'devastation' in vulnerable habitats
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Over the Hill: Persistent overgrazing causing 'devastation' in vulnerable habitats

Jun 5th 2022, 12:04 AM 20,757 Views 7 Comments
  • Many upland areas are experiencing grazing pressure and degradation, with rare plants disappearing
  • Anthea Lacchia of investigative platform Noteworthy reports that overgrazing remains an issue despite being recognised as a problem for at least two decades
  • Protected areas will be lost if farmers are not given more support, according to experts
Irish farmers urged to grow more crops in response to Ukraine war
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Irish farmers urged to grow more crops in response to Ukraine war

Mar 31st 2022, 5:53 PM 10,384 Views 7 Comments

The Government is hoping a new multi-million scheme will ensure the co-operation of farmers.

Farmers say they will 'play our part in national effort' as minister to ask them to plant crops
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Farmers say they will 'play our part in national effort' as minister to ask them to plant crops

Mar 6th 2022, 11:47 AM 40,042 Views 22 Comments

The IFA has questioned if the request is the best use of resources for farmers to plant wheat, grain and barley.

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Two Irish companies accounted for 7.5% of emissions from EU beef sector in 2018
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Two Irish companies accounted for 7.5% of emissions from EU beef sector in 2018

Dec 13th 2021, 1:06 PM 33,676 Views 35 Comments

Three Irish meat and dairy companies are examined as part of a new report on emissions.

India’s Modi vows to repeal farm laws after prolonged protests
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India’s Modi vows to repeal farm laws after prolonged protests

Nov 19th 2021, 8:58 AM 8,081 Views 2 Comments

Farmers said the legislation would devastate their earnings by ending guaranteed pricing.

What is the Common Agricultural Policy, and how is it being changed to tackle climate change?
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What is the Common Agricultural Policy, and how is it being changed to tackle climate change?

Nov 13th 2021, 10:00 AM 8,909 Views 14 Comments

The farming subsidy is undergoing a major reform ahead of the 2023-2027 period.

Agriculture sector to have ‘really ambitious targets’ for reducing emissions
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Agriculture sector to have ‘really ambitious targets’ for reducing emissions

Oct 20th 2021, 9:58 PM 12,615 Views 23 Comments

The Agriculture Minister confirmed that farmers will have to participate in eco-schemes to avail themselves of 25% of funding available under part of the programme.

Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist
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Charlie McConalogue: Farming and climate ambitions can co-exist

Jul 27th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,253 Views 20 Comments

The agriculture minister says he’s confident Irish farmers will embrace climate change policies that are needed to tackle the climate crisis.

EU Parliament votes overwhelmingly to ban caged animal farming by 2027
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EU Parliament votes overwhelmingly to ban caged animal farming by 2027

Jun 30th 2021, 5:49 PM 16,128 Views 37 Comments

The matter will now go to the EU Commission.

Zero-carbon dairy project lands €2 million prize to deliver climate-neutral farm
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Zero-carbon dairy project lands €2 million prize to deliver climate-neutral farm

Jun 21st 2021, 12:19 PM 21,282 Views 22 Comments

There are plans to extend the strategy to 5,000 dairy farms.

Farmers rally against impact of climate bill and CAP on agriculture sector
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Farmers rally against impact of climate bill and CAP on agriculture sector

Jun 11th 2021, 1:29 PM 14,464 Views 45 Comments

Demonstrations were organised in 30 towns in Ireland this morning.

Opinion: Our farm subsidy model is broken and causing destruction to habitats
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Opinion: Our farm subsidy model is broken and causing destruction to habitats

May 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 28,599 Views 39 Comments

As the biodiversity crisis gathers pace, researcher Ray O’Foghlu explains how both farmers and environmentalists struggle with contradictory land eligibility rules.

Quiz: How much do you know about farm animals?
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Quiz: How much do you know about farm animals?

Apr 17th 2021, 10:00 PM 70,783 Views 19 Comments

Can you tell your oinks from your baas?

Opinion: Vulnerable unweaned calves need protection in our export trade
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Opinion: Vulnerable unweaned calves need protection in our export trade

Mar 31st 2021, 10:00 AM 22,644 Views 40 Comments

Animal welfare campaigner Caroline Rowley outlines why she is challenging the State’s enforcement of EU law to protect farm animals exported abroad.

Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead
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Shock in rural Cork community as three brothers found dead

Feb 26th 2021, 6:53 PM 101,331 Views 0 Comments
  • They have been named locally this evening as Patrick (60), William (66) and John (59) Hennessy.
  • The brothers have been described by neighbours as unremarkable "decent people".

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Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's autumn crops?
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Quiz: How much do you know about Ireland's autumn crops?

Sep 11th 2020, 9:30 PM 39,571 Views 26 Comments

This quiz is in honour of the National Ploughing Championships.

Floods, drought and natural disasters already threatened food security in Nepal, then coronavirus came
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Floods, drought and natural disasters already threatened food security in Nepal, then coronavirus came

Jul 25th 2020, 8:00 PM 12,756 Views 3 Comments

Too much rain, and too little rain, hampers farmers and their crops.

One third of serious farm accidents involve children or adults aged over 65
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One third of serious farm accidents involve children or adults aged over 65

Jul 20th 2020, 9:42 AM 9,718 Views 18 Comments

14 people having lost their lives so far this year compared to 19 for all of last year.

Man (60s) dies in farming accident in Cork
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Man (60s) dies in farming accident in Cork

Jun 26th 2020, 9:33 AM 24,963 Views 7 Comments

The accident occurred last night and involved a tractor.

The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow
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The hard graft of horticulture makes it difficult for the sector to grow

May 3rd 2020, 8:30 PM 21,563 Views 34 Comments

The Keelings workers controversy has thrown a spotlight on a complex corner of Irish food production.

Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon
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Five-year-old boy dies after falling from farm trailer in Roscommon

Apr 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 67,966 Views 17 Comments

Gardaí say that the tragic accident took place yesterday afternoon.

McDonald's closure 'big blow' to Irish beef sector, says IFA
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McDonald's closure 'big blow' to Irish beef sector, says IFA

Mar 23rd 2020, 2:37 PM 22,374 Views 38 Comments

It was announced yesterday evening that McDonald’s will be closed from today.

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020
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Q&A: Here's where Ireland's political parties stand on agriculture ahead of GE2020

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 9,585 Views 9 Comments

We asked each party what measures they’d take to resolve the beef dispute and support Bord na Móna workers at risk of losing their jobs.

Man fatally injured in accident on Cork farm
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Man fatally injured in accident on Cork farm

Jan 22nd 2020, 8:15 PM 34,682 Views 8 Comments

The death is being treated as a tragic accident.

No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters
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No more farmers protests 'in the near future' after criticism from restaurants and commuters

Jan 17th 2020, 9:34 AM 40,982 Views 94 Comments

David Long said that there were no more Dublin tractor protests planned “for the near future”.

Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause
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Construction deaths more than doubled last year with falls from heights being the leading cause

Jan 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 18,840 Views 32 Comments

Overall, 46 people died in workplace accidents in 2019 and agriculture remains the most dangerous sector in which to work.

Droimeann cattle officially recognised as native rare Irish breed
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Droimeann cattle officially recognised as native rare Irish breed

Jan 8th 2020, 5:27 PM 18,041 Views 14 Comments

There are currently 243 breeding females and 23 breeding males in Ireland.

President-elect of Irish Farmers’ Association vows to tackle beef crisis
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President-elect of Irish Farmers’ Association vows to tackle beef crisis

Dec 17th 2019, 9:45 PM 14,086 Views 5 Comments

Tim Cullinan was this evening elected president of the IFA.

Taoiseach 'sympathises' with farmers as blockade of major Aldi distribution centre continues
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Taoiseach 'sympathises' with farmers as blockade of major Aldi distribution centre continues

Updated Dec 5th 2019, 12:00 PM 35,936 Views 126 Comments

Members of the Irish Farmers’ Association are staging a protest outside an Aldi distribution centre.

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Injunctions against two farmers over beef protests to be struck out

Nov 28th 2019, 4:09 PM 7,628 Views 8 Comments

The company has requested for the injunctions to be lifted.

Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar
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Reducing cow herd ‘last resort’ in tackling carbon emissions, says Varadkar

Oct 31st 2019, 4:00 PM 17,780 Views 64 Comments

The Taoiseach said the way emissions are categorised will have to be changed.

Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions
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Ireland's potato crop is at risk because of bad weather conditions

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:16 AM 16,575 Views 50 Comments

The Irish Farmers’ Association has warned that much of the crop might not get harvested this year.

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